Won’t tolerate border blockade says Nepal PM

Kathmandu: Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said the nation would not tolerate any kind of border blockade and the government would not tolerate such activities.

Oli was inaugurating the silver jubilee celebration of the Federation of Contractors’ Association of Nepal in Ratnanagar of Chitwan today, reports The Himalayan Times.

The Prime Minister said in Chitwan today that the government cannot just look at Nepali people’s suffering because of someone’s whim.”

Oli added that the government would extend deadline of infrastructure development projects by a year considering impacts of the earthquake and the border blockade last year.

He warned the contractors against any unnecessary delay.

More than 1,200 construction businesspersons have gathered in Chitwan for the function.

The Prime Minister, who recently visited India and China, said the government would maintain friendly relations with both the neighbours.(ANI)